List Of Longest Bridges In Kenya and Their Length 2022
What’s the longest bridge in Kenya today?.
Here is the list ranking of the top longest bridges in the country as of this year.
Ranked with respect of how long a bridge is in Kenya, these are the country’s longest bridges.
A bridge is a structure carrying a pathway or roadway over a depression or obstacle such as a river.
In other words, a bridge is a structure built to span a physical obstacle (such as a body of water, valley, road, or rail) without blocking the way underneath.
It is constructed for the purpose of providing passage over the obstacle, which is usually something that is otherwise difficult or impossible to cross.
In Kenya, bridges have a special place in transportation infrastructure due its direct relationship with other places.
These structures have the purpose to carry on the traffic loads of the highway, crossing any obstacle and perform an effective communication between two destinations.
Today, there are 6 basic bridge forms which include The beam, The truss, The arch, The suspension, The cantilever, and The cable-stay.
In Kenya, the Athi River Bridge is the longest bridge in Kenya (SGR) while the Nairobi National Park Super Major Bridge takes the second position as Kenya’s longest bridge.
The Nyali Bridge is the most popular bridge in Kenya.
With that being said, below is the list of the top longest bridges in the country.
Kenya’s Longest Bridges:
- Athi River Super Bridge – 2,785 m (for SGR)
- Nairobi National Park Super Major Bridge – 6,500 m (21,300 ft)
- Mombasa Gate Bridge – 1,400 m (4,600 ft)
- Kilifi Bridge – 420 m (1,380 ft)
- Nyali Bridge – 391 m (1,283 ft)
- Mtwapa Bridge – 192 m (630 ft)